One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent: All About Money

By: Worth, Bonnie

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An exceptional copy. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. THE CAT IN the Hat puts to rest any notion that money grows on trees in this super simple look at numismatics, the study of money and its history. Beginning with the ancient practice of bartering, the Cat explains various forms of money used in different cultures, from shells, feathers, leather, and jade to metal ingots to coins (including the smallest—the BB-like Indian fanam—and the largest—the 8-foot-wide, ship-sinking limestone ones from the Islands of Yap!), to the current king of currency, paper. Also included is a look at banking, from the use of temples as the first banks to the concept of gaining or paying interest, and a step-by-step guide to minting coins.

Title: One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent: All About Money

Author: Worth, Bonnie

Illustrator: Ruiz, Aristides; Mathieu, Joe

Categories: Children,

Publisher: Random House: 2008

ISBN Number: 0375828818

ISBN Number 13: 9780375828812

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2284299

Keywords: CHILDREN,